Milestones, Mar. 26, 1934

Engaged. Charles Francis Adams Jr., 23, son of the onetime Secretary of the Navy, descendant of John and John Quincy Adams, second & sixth U. S. Presidents; and Margaret Stockton, 19, daughter of Philip Stockton, president of Boston's First National Bank. ¶ To Abbe Georges Lemaitre, professor at the University of Louvain. now lecturing at Catholic University in Washington, D. C., author of the ''expanding universe" theory which views the present universe as shrapnel of one atom exploded some five billion years ago: the Francqui Prize of 500.000 francs ($23,000) for scientific work...

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